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Benton Hall

The new home of Colgate’s comprehensive career development initiatives.
Illustrated rendering of Benton Hall's design
Benton Hall will house the Center for Career Services and the Office of National Fellowships and Scholarships. The building, nestled just below McGregory and Olin halls, with welcoming entrances from both the Academic Quad and Oak Drive, will feature:
  • Gracious reception area
  • Advising, employer relations, and interview suites
  • Flexible career commons space for large meetings and lectures
  • Seminar room
  • Administrative offices
This project was designed adhering to LEED Silver sustainability standards.


Robert A.M. Stern Architects. LLP.


May 2018


The facility, named for Daniel Benton ’80, P’10, H’10, is being funded exclusively through the support of Colgate’s alumni and parents.

Construction Timeline

Construction began February 1, 2017 and will run through June 2018.

Activity Date
Temporary construction fence installed 2/1/17
Contractor mobilization, site preparation begins 3/28/17
Foundation work begins
Building construction begins 8/29/17
Exterior finishes complete 4/2/18
Facility opens July 2018

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Aerial view of the planned location of Benton Hall between McGregory and Olin Halls Benton Hall as viewed from the Academic Quad between McGregory and Olin Halls. Site work on Benton Hall, just below McGregory and Olin halls, will begin with erosion control and tree protection on Friday, April 7, 2017. Illustrated rendering of Benton Hall's design